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UFC details match card for first Buffalo event in more than 20 years

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Posted at 11:23 AM, Feb 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-14 11:23:26-05

When UFC returns to Buffalo, New York in April, the Light Heavyweight World Title will be on the line.

Champion Daniel Cormier will collide with Anthony Johnson at the Keybank Center April 8th.

Also on the card, New York's Chris Weidman, looks to stay in the title picture in the middleweight division when he meets Gegard Mousasi.

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 17 at 10 a.m. ET and are priced at $350, $200, $100, $85, $65 and $50.

Additional Bouts:

  • No. 14 light heavyweight and NCAA Div. 1 All-American wrestler Patrick Cummins (8-4, fighting out of Dana Point, Calif.) takes on dangerous finisher, No. 15 Jan Blachowicz (19-6, fighting out of Warsaw Poland).
  • Surging welterweight No. 12 Kamaru Usman (9-1, fighting out of Boca Raton, Fla.) clashes with heavy-hitting Sean Strickland (18-1, fighting out of Corona, Calif.)
  • A clash between two of the women’s bantamweight division’s brightest prospects Katlyn Chookagian (8-1, fighting out of Kenilworth, N.J.) and Irene Aldana (7-3, fighting out of Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico).
  • Undefeated upstate New Yorker Shane Burgos (8-0, fighting out of Monroe, N.Y.) meets submission ace Charles Rosa (11-2, fighting out of Coconut Creek, Fla.) in a featherweight duel.